Deadline: 16 October 2016
Open to: PhD students and junior researchers in the field of programme evaluation who wish to advance their knowledge and expertise
Venue: 9-10 November 2016, Luxembourg
The autumn school ‘Theory and practice of programme evaluation: evidence from regression discontinuity design based methods’ aims at advancing the knowledge and expertise of PhD students as well as junior researchers in the field of programme evaluation, with a focus on social and labour market policies for long-term unemployed and other vulnerable groups (such as women and young people).
A two-day training session on causal inference and programme evaluation will be provided on November 9th-10th 2016, by Fabrizia Mealli and Alessandra Mattei, Professors of Statistics at the ‘Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications Giuseppe Parenti’ of the University of Florence. The format of the training will comprise both lectures and practical sessions.
This autumn school is part of the InGRID project, a large research infrastructure network aimed at integrating existing research resources in the area of ‘Poverty and living conditions’ and ‘Working conditions and vulnerability’ by providing transnational data access, organising mutual knowledge exchange activities and improving methods and tools for comparative research.
PhD students as well as junior researchers in the field of programme evaluation who wish to advance their knowledge and expertise.
Registration fee: Attendance at the autumn school is free-of-charge;
Travel costs: LISER will reimburse travel costs up to a maximum of EUR 300. For travel costs exceeding this amount, prior approval of LISER is needed. To learn more about travel costs and if you qualify, read more about the financial information HERE.
How to apply?
In order to apply for the Autumn school, please fulfill the online application form latest by 16 October 2016.
Please note that when you start completing this application form you will need to fill out all items at once. It is not possible to allow responders to edit responses or to continue completing the form after submitting.
For more information please visit the official website.